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relegate

rel·e·gate

relegate

 
 
pronunciation:
re l geIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: relegated, relegates, relegating
definition 1: to send or consign to a condition, place, or position of lesser importance or esteem.
The case was not considered top priority and was relegated to one of the inexperienced lawyers at the firm.
definition 2: to assign to a category; classify.
definition 3: to refer or assign to the attention or care of someone.
similar words:
refer
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derivations: relegable (adj.), relegation (n.)